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Beautiful temple

This is a very huge but relatively lesser crowded temple located a few Kms from Kumbakonam . The... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Lucknow, India
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Center Point of Tamil Nadu

There are 108 Siva Temples in the south and north side of Cauvery River. This Center Point for all... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a very huge but relatively lesser crowded temple located a few Kms from Kumbakonam . The temple is considered the focal point of the seven blessed Siva temples in Tamil Nadu and considered equivalent to Sri Kashi Vishwanathar in Varanasi . The main...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

There are 108 Siva Temples in the south and north side of Cauvery River. This Center Point for all this temple

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank KandaswamiA
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Historically significant, one of the temple unanimously suggested by astrologers for important rituals. Mahalingaswamy bestows with grace in clearing all the hurdles in life. This temple has a huge area, will take upto 2 hours to finish worshipping all shrines. Architectural aesthetics, an auspicious place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
10  Thank Balamurugan R
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The thiruvidaimarudar mahalinga swamy temple in kumbakonam is a well maintained temple. We went for the morning pooja.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank anithaaravamuthan
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is again one for the largest temples in the area. Even if the place is crowded one will not sense it. We visited the place late evening was not crowded and hence we had a peaceful darshan and spent over two hours at this...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank RamGanesan
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This temple is more likely a miniature of rameswaram ramanathaswamy temple as here also the terrace is too long and can gather thousands of devotees.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank abhik_fe
Reviewed May 28, 2017

It is a huge Siva temple with multiple entries, spread across many roads. Remember from which entrance you entered , else you need to walk huge distance to reach next entrance. Very sacred, peaceful divine place. As per me must visit when you are in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank dmjoshi
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Ancient temple. Long prakarams.Stunning deity. Heard the interesting story behind the deity.On the way to kumbakonam just 7 kms. Must visit temple for those who are struggling from long pending legal issues.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Vasanthi U
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Temple Timings : 5.30 am to 12.30 noon - 4.30 pm to 9.00 pm The great history and faith is with this temple. It has been during Pandiya and Chola period .One needs to walk a bit to cover both shrines of God and Goddess....More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank RVGIYER
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Spiritually peaceful temple! Main Deity is Lord Mahalingam (Lord Shiva)! There is a Marutha tree or Arjuna tree inside the temple and that is also a reason why the location is described as "Thiruvidai-Maruthur." The beauty of this place is that in Shiva temple, the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank JaiS642
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June 8, 2018|
Response from RAJAS1647 |
Hi.. I planned to visit thiruvidaimaruthur temple tomorrow. Anybody tell me Mandhi temple and thiruvidaimaruthur temple is same or not. And From dharmapuri which is best train or bus. Thanks Rajasekaran